Rustic carpenters cut out a shape in which a person could place their hand as an equivilant to a doorknob. Expensive metal hardware was used on the more visible structures.
Contrary to the belief of some, the crescent was not used as a symbol for the illiterate as literacy in colonial America is said to have been over 99%.
Need to know something about old Kybos? Ask an old timer with a real mind. What does a hand-held plastic brain know about using an outhouse? 'Cept it should be dumped down the pit with them old whiskey bottles.
I restored the historic 1850's Millington schoolhouse privy. After completion, the local authorities done painted it inside & out the same barn red so it's tough to see the restored detail inside.
Georg Papp, Sr., OBPA
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